Department of Civil Engineering, MRIIRS has organized a three-day workshop on Structural Assessment and Urban Resilience from 4th to 6thOctober, 2018 which was inaugurated today at the campus in the presence of Dr. NC Wadhwa, VC, MRIIRS; Dr. Sadiqa Abbas, HoD- Civil Department, faculty members and students.
Dr. NC Wadhwa apprised the students with the importance of structural design and the dire need to create timeless structures. He discussed various examples of how structural design and construction play an essential role in creating timeless structures.
This was followed by a presentation on ‘Rapid Visual Screening for Multi Disaster Resilience’ wherein Sick Building Syndrome, Sustainability & Resilience, Green Build Evaluation Tool, and many other related topics were discussed. Necessity of Structural Assessment was intensively talked upon.
To evoke the blessings of God Almighty, students also played guitar and sang melodious songs.
The three-day workshop will cover topics like Durability and deterioration of concrete structures, Rapid visual screening for Multi disaster resilience, Non destructive testing and diagnostics, Durability tests of Concrete, Retrofitting and Rehabilitation of Structures, Repair Materials, Techniques for strengthening/retrofitting, and Retrofit of foundations.